Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Immigration

Statement from the NDP on the attacks in Kessab – March 27, 2014

on March 27, 2014

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) has issued the following statement regarding the attacks in Kessab: “New Democrats continue to be shocked by the terrible violence of the conflict in Syria, which has killed over 120,000 people and displaced millions of civilians. I am deeply saddened by the recent attacks by extremist militants [...]

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Immigration Town Hall – February 13th, 2014

on February 13, 2014

On February 13th, I co-hosted a town hall on immigration and citizenship with NDP MP colleagues, Peggy Nash (Parkdale-High Park) and Mike Sullivan (York South-Weston). Over 150 people attended, along with 15 community-based immigration service providers who came to discuss their services with attendees. We had presentations from community organizations, who discussed some of the [...]

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Andrew on changes to Citizenship Rules – February 10th, 2014

on February 10, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, we do not need a lecture on citizenship from a government that welcomed, with open arms, a convicted felon by the name of Conrad Black. This is the same government that nearly doubled processing time for citizenship applications and family reunification delays get longer and longer. Now it [...]

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Join me for a Town Hall on Immigration and Citizenship!

on February 6, 2014

As the MP for Davenport and Multiculturalism Critic for the Official Opposition, I have heard from many constituents and from folks across the country that the Harper government is failing Canada’s immigrant communities. In particular, recent changes to our immigration system have created longer wait times for citizenship and family reunification. Some of the concerns [...]

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Andrew Blasts Conservative Policies That Will End Family-Focused Immigration – January 30th 2014

on January 30, 2014

OTTAWA – New Conservative immigration measures that came into effect this year will make it harder for families to reunite in Canada. “The Conservative government has abandoned Canada’s commitment to help reunite families who have emigrated here,” said the Official Opposition critic for immigration and citizenship Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds – Dollard). “I regularly meet constituents [...]

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Statement on India Republic Day – January 26, 2014

on January 26, 2014

Official Opposition Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash (Davenport) made the following statement on India’s Republic Day: “Today, on behalf of all New Democrats and our Leader Tom Mulcair, I would like to extend my best wishes to the Republic of India and all Canadians of Indian heritage on this Republic Day. January 26 marks the day [...]

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